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Obamacare´s internal logic can´t be fixed
Orange County Register [CA], by Editorial

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Posted By:garnet, 12/16/2013 9:01:55 AM

It’s a good thing that President Obama has disavowed the idea of “death panels” as a mechanism of health care policy. Any humane observer, after all, would be tempted to put Obamacare out of its misery at this point. It didn’t take long after the administration rolled out fixes to the Obamacare insurance exchange website this month for the White House to start declaring triumphantly that the Affordable Care Act is now on the road to success. We’re skeptical of that claim even on the narrowest of grounds – there are still lingering questions about the security of data entered into

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 12/16/2013 9:23:51 AM     (No. 9655839)

The Editorial Board of the OCR wore out another set of knee pads with this article.

Another entity late to the party.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/16/2013 9:40:26 AM     (No. 9655879)

Logic? There is none except to scam everyone into paying much more for a very poor product...everyone on the Left gets rich, everyone else gets screwed!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 12/16/2013 11:20:35 AM     (No. 9656066)

I am of the opinion that there never was any ´logic´ to Obamacare at all. It is working well toward its goal of Single Payer. Destroy the private insurance industry and leave only the government to provide your health care. And all it costs is your freedoms.

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